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School Leadership Briefs

The preparation, retention, and support of effective school leaders is vital to the success of students, educators, and districts. These three briefs explore principal pipelines, the effect of school leaders on students, and a state example.


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Tapping Into Telehealth to Expand Care

Prescribing practices, reimbursement and licensure are among key topics being addressed by state leaders seeking to capitalize on the potential for telehealth—providing care remotely—to support the health care workforce and improve access to care.


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2020 Census Resources and Legislation

Check out information about the 2020 Census, including state legislation, creating complete count committees and commissions, identifying and reaching hard-to-count populations, and much more.


2019 State Tax Actions

State Tax Actions 2019 presents information about the tax and revenue changes enacted by state legislatures during the 2019 calendar year. In addition to aggregate state tax information, the report contains detailed information on all 50 states.



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Our American States

The “Our American States” podcast is where you hear compelling conversations that tell the story of America’s state legislatures, the people in them, the politics that compel them, and the important work of democracy.



Infrastructure Issue

Urgent infrastructure needs are straining public resources. This month, the magazine examines the policies, planning frameworks and new funding approaches states are using to improve infrastructure systems in four vital areas.



Behind the Scenes of NCSL's 'Building Democracy' Podcast Series

Join NCSL staffers and "Building Democracy" hosts John Mahoney and Megan McClure along with a roster of expert guests as they explore this history—the good and the bad—and how the first meeting of these colonial representatives was the starting point in the story of America’s state legislatures.